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Cleveland, Ohio


There are more than 105,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Ohio. Clean energy jobs grew almost six times faster than overall job growth in Ohio from 2015 to 2016.

That's why on November 6th, Representative David Joyce (OH-14) as well as State Representative Dave Greenspan (OH-16) attended a tour with Talan Products CEO Steve Peplin. Afterwards, they had a chance to meet Talon employees and talk with WIRE-net's John Colm about the positive economic impact renewable energy has on Ohio.

Talon is a local Ohio company that is one of the fastest growing inner-city businesses in America ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Fortune. In addition to being a full-service metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling, Talan Products is also an aluminum extrusion fabricator and supplier. They are a contract manufacturing supplier of components to many solar system manufacturers. Solar accounts for 33 percent of the company’s business volume. The solar industry in Ohio produced $1.3 billion in direct sales in 2016.   

Talan Products employs 80 people – ranging from engineers, estimators, production managers, office work, stamping pressers, material handlers, quality assurance and more. 

Earlier Event: November 1
Fairfield, Iowa
Later Event: December 13
Riviera Beach, Florida